Senior Clinical Genomics Scientist at Tempus

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Passionate about precision medicine and advancing the healthcare industry?

Recent advancements in underlying technology have finally made it possible for AI to impact clinical care in a meaningful way. Tempus' proprietary platform connects an entire ecosystem of real-world evidence to deliver real-time, actionable insights to physicians, providing critical information about the right treatments for the right patients, at the right time.

We are seeking a highly motivated and capable genomic scientist with extensive experience and interest in translational cancer research. This position requires experience in exome or whole genome NGS sequence analysis, variant interpretation and prioritization and an understanding of cancer biology and human genetics. Top candidates will also have experience translating research findings into clinically relevant and actionable information.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Identify gaps and contribute to the building of the Tempus clinical knowledge database.
  • Design and evaluate analysis for sequencing-based projects; discuss valid data collection methods.
  • Generate and maintain clinical SOPs 
  • Collaborate with bioinformaticians, scientists, and clinicians to design and perform analyses and evaluate observed associations.
  • Produce high quality and detailed documentation for all projects.

Requirements:

  • Broad Biology background with a deep understanding of human genetics and oncology.
  • Ability to critically analyze medical and scientific literature with outstanding attention to details.
  • Familiarity with Exome and Whole Genome Sequencing in clinical testing space.
  • Familiarity with databases, tools, and resources commonly used in interpretation of genomic data.
  • Experience with genetic variant curation and/or interpretation of clinical relevance based on the AMP and ACMG guidelines is highly desired.
  • Familiarity with scripting and programming languages (perl, python or R)
  • Ph.D. or M.D. degree in Human Genetics, Molecular Genetics, Genomics or appropriately-related field is required.

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Location

600 WEST CHICAGO AVENUE, Chicago, IL 60654

An Insider's view of Tempus

What makes someone successful on your team?

We value creativity in ideation, autonomy in execution, and a healthy tendency to always question the status quo.

Ash

Lead Data Scientist

What are Tempus Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
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